Posts Tagged ‘Oregon City’

Signs You Need Boiler Repair

Monday, October 28th, 2019

tech-working-on-gas-boilerIt is always nice to be able to walk through your door and into a comfortably temperate home after a day spent trying to get away from the cold. If you could give your boiler a thank-you card, you might consider doing it.

Rest assured, there is a way to thank your boiler for a job well done, and that is by taking good care of it. Your heater works hard to keep you warm and every once in a while it will need a little extra attention to keep running well. What we are referring to is the need for repairs.

We understand repairs can seem pricey, but they are well worth it if they keep your boiler running and stave off the need for an even pricier replacement.

If you aren’t sure whether your boiler needs maintenance services or full-on repairs, we can give you some insight on how to tell.

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Your Fall Furnace Maintenance Checklist

Monday, October 14th, 2019

heating-repair-optionsYour mind has probably switched its focus from your air conditioner to your furnace. It makes sense as you are more likely to turn on your heater in the recent lower temperatures Oregon City has been experiencing since the arrival of the fall season.

But when you go to switch on the heat, do you hesitate because you aren’t sure about when the last time was your heating system was checked? Honestly we wish that more people did, because it could save them a lot of time, money and warmth in the colder days to come!

It’s advisable to take the time to do a thorough check-up on your furnace long before you ever turn it on. If you have already begun using this system, don’t worry. It isn’t too late to make time to give your heater a once over.

If you aren’t sure what you should be looking for, we have provided you with a checklist of what to examine and look for. If you notice an issue with your system however, we urge you to call a professional for help.

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4 Warning Signs of AC Troubles

Monday, June 24th, 2019

air-conditioner-surrounded-by-savingsOf course, the last thing you need during a hot summer day is a broken air conditioner. A broken-down air conditioner can spell all sorts of trouble for your comfort and your budget, so it’s probably in your best interest to have your AC repaired as soon as possible if you’ve got a problem on your hands. But, how can you tell if there even is a problem?

There are a number of signs that suggest your air conditioner is in need of repairs, and below, we have listed a few of them for you. All you have to do is keep reading to learn more! And remember to call for professional AC repair in Oregon City, OR if you notice any of the following tell-tale signs.

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Tips for Increasing AC Energy Efficiency

Monday, August 6th, 2018

air-conditioner-surrounded-by-savingsHaving a much-needed heating or cooling system installed is a wonderful feeling, but that’s only half the battle… If you want to reduce your energy costs every month, you’ll need to maintain the balance between comfort and efficiency. Luckily, we have a few tips to help you with that.

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Power Levels and Efficiency: The Most Important Things About a New AC

Monday, August 21st, 2017

air-conditioning-installationNo one likes to think about having to replace an air conditioner in the middle of summer, but it happens, especially late in the summer when your system has had to turn for months on end. An older air conditioner might finally decide to give up the ghost, leaving your scrambling to install a replacement.

Luckily, a good technician can do the job quickly and efficiently, preventing your home from turning into an oven. But just because you need to move fast to get the new system put in doesn’t mean you should rush through the selection process. There are two key factors you need to determine before you can properly choose a new air conditioner: power levels and efficiency. Your technician can help you with both. (more…)

IAQ Products Help Make Your Home a Better Place to Live

Monday, June 12th, 2017

indoor-air-qualityEveryone knows how important air conditioning systems are in the heat of summer, and the necessity of furnaces or other types of heating system in the cold of winter. But as important as temperature is in determining your household comfort levels, it’s not the only factor you need to consider. Dust and dirt can wreak havoc with your family’s comfort and health as well, as can germs and mold which may grow in the quiet corners of your home.

Humidity levels are always a factor in Oregon too, with muggy air dominating in the summer and dry air arriving in the winter. All of these factors contribute to your household comfort levels, and unfortunately, a heating and air conditioning system just isn’t set up to accommodate them. (more…)

Improve Air Conditioning Efficiency This Summer

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

You’re likely going to be using your air conditioner pretty soon and, as the weather continues to get warmer, you’ll be called upon to use it more and more until it becomes a daily exercise. You’re going to need to spend more on monthly cooling bills by default when running the system so often. But take care that the need for increased air conditioner use doesn’t make you pay more than you should for the privilege. By improving your air conditioner’s efficiency this summer, you can help lower those bills and get a handle on the wear-and-tear that hot weather inflicts on your system. (more…)

Fight Winter Colds with UV Germicidal Lights

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

“UV germicidal lights” sounds like something out of a science fiction movie. In point of fact, however, it’s very real and can provide a huge boon to your home, especially here in the winter. It works to cleanse the air of biological contaminants such as cold bugs, germs, dust mites and mold spores, and it does so cheaply and efficiently to boot. If you’re looking for a way to combat those pesky winter colds here in Oregon City, OR, it might just be the secret weapon you need. (more…)

How to Select the Best Heating Service

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Heating systems come in all shapes and sizes, from traditional forced-air furnaces to ductless systems and geothermal systems. But all of them need to function as advertised in order to keep your home warm during our Oregon City, OR winters, and all of them will eventually suffer a breakdown or require repairs. A heating system repair technician can be as important to your quality of life as a good doctor or mechanic. But how can you select the best one for your needs? Specifics vary, but there are a few pertinent traits you should look for. (more…)

Beware of Dry Air This Winter

Monday, November 14th, 2016

As temperatures fall here in Oregon City, OR, the air becomes drier, which most of us are accustomed to. What’s less apparent is how that dry air creates issues in your home, and what can be down to help stop those issues. Luckily, you can respond to low humidity levels by installing a whole-house humidifier in your home. But why does that work and what kinds of issues does it fix? We’ve got the breakdown right here. (more…)